Henry, Caleb Sprague, Dd

Henry, Caleb Sprague, D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal minister and writer, was born at Rutland, Massachusetts, August 20, 1804. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1825; studied theology at Andover in 1828, and for several years was settled as a Congregational minister at Greenfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Conn. In 1835 he entered the Episcopal Church, and was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in Bristol College, Pennsylvania. With Dr. Hawks he established, in 1837, The New York Review, and from 1839 to 1852 he was professor of philosophy and history in the University of New York, a part of the time acting as chancellor. From 1847 to 1850 he was rector of St. Clement's Church in that city. He afterwards held rectorships in Poughkeepsie and Newburgh and in Litchtield, Conn., and died at Newburgh, N.Y., March 9, 1884. Professor Henry was the author of many volumes of essays, etc., the last of which, entitled Dr. Oldhlam at Graystones, and His Talk There, was published anonymously in 1860.

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